Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
1202 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK ISLAND DE TO 20 NM OFFSHORE AND DELAWARE
BAY

ANZ400-050330-
1202 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK
ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...

LOW PRESSURE WILL CONSOLIDATE OFFSHORE THROUGH THURSDAY BEFORE
MOVING NORTHEASTWARD. MEANWHILE, ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
DEVELOPS OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY AND
THEN MOVES NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH SATURDAY. A COLD FRONT IS
FORECAST TO MOVE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDING IN FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

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ANZ450-451-050330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK TO MANASQUAN INLET NJ OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MANASQUAN INLET TO LITTLE EGG INLET NJ OUT
20 NM-
1202 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6
SECONDS. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. MAINLY IN E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.   SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.   A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 7 FT LATE. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.   A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ452-453-050330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE EGG INLET TO GREAT EGG INLET NJ OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM GREAT EGG INLET TO CAPE MAY NJ OUT 20 NM-
1202 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. MAINLY
IN S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.   A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
8 SECONDS.   SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ454-455-050330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE MAY NJ TO CAPE HENLOPEN DE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE HENLOPEN TO FENWICK ISLAND DE OUT 20 NM-
1202 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS. SHOWERS. ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.   A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. MAINLY IN SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
8 SECONDS.   SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING N
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ431-050330-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
1202 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS. ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ430-050330-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
1202 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS. ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT.   A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.   A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.   SHOWERS
LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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